Summer Lawn Care Tips for Atlanta Homeowners

Keeping a lush, green lawn in Atlanta during the hot summer months is not always easy.  To keep the grass in your lawn growing, you need the right amount of sunshine, good quality soil, and moisture with good drainage.  Here are some of our best summer lawn care tips and recommended equipment to get the job done for Atlanta homeowners. Summer Lawn Care Tips Control the Amount of Sunlight Your Lawn Gets Let’s face it, there isn’t much you can do to control how ... Read more

Six DIY Projects For Summer That Sizzle

Trying to think of fun and rewarding DIY projects for summer?  Here are six DIY projects for summer that will fit any skill level and budget. Six DIY Projects For Summer That Sizzle 1. Build An Outdoor BBQ Grill   This DIY project may seem difficult however, with a good, flat location and a simple design, even a beginner can create a permanent outdoor BBQ grill.  Look online or at your local library for easy to build outdoor BBQ plans. Build your BBQ with bricks or landscape ... Read more

How To Operate A Bobcat Skid Steer Loader

Have you ever considered renting construction equipment for a project but didn’t because you weren't sure how to operate a Bobcat?  We can teach you how to drive a Bobcat (also referred to as a skid steer loader) in a few quick and easy steps. Is it a Bobcat Or A Skid Steer Loader? The skid steer loader can, at times, be referred to simply as a Bobcat.  In fact, Bobcat is the name of a popular skid steer loader manufacturer.  Both names ... Read more

How To Operate A Mini Excavator

Knowing how to operate a mini excavator will save you time and money on your next outdoor project.  Mini excavators are known for their ability to work in tight places. In addition, renting mini excavators are much easier on the budget than renting a full size excavator. What Is A Mini Excavator? A mini excavator is a tracked vehicle that generally includes a standard backfill blade and features independent boom swing.  Mini excavators are made in different sizes based on the digging depth ... Read more

How To Operate A Scissor Lift

Learning how to operate a scissor lift is not difficult. A scissor lift is a portable, hydraulic-powered lift with a platform that can be raised into the air directly above the base. It is very important that you learn and understand all of the controls and safety steps before you begin operating a scissor lift. What is a Scissor Lift? Wikipedia defines a scissor lift as a type of platform that can usually only move vertically. The mechanism to achieve this is the ... Read more

How To Use Scaffolding For Your Next Project

Knowing how to use scaffolding for your next project will save you lots of time and effort. Renting scaffolding is money well spent.  Think of all the time you will save by not going up and down a ladder to move it from side to side while you work on your home project. What is Scaffolding? Scaffolding is a temporary structure used to support workers and materials to aid in  construction, maintenance, and repair projects.  Scaffolding is a practical option to using a ... Read more

How To Cut Marble Like a Pro

How To Cut Marble Like a Pro Learning how to cut marble may seem like a difficult DIY task.  In fact, it is easy to do when you are using the right equipment.  Knowing what equipment to use and how to use it properly will help you cut marble like a pro. Cutting marble yourself for your project will also save you money.  Most stone yards will have leftover, scrap pieces of marble that you can get for a reduced price.  If you ... Read more

How To Remove Drywall

Knowing how to remove drywall, instead of hiring a professional, can save you lots of money.  That being said, removing drywall can be a dusty, strenuous project.  With proper preparation and tools, you can minimize the time and effort it can take to remove drywall. Preparing To Remove Drywall Always wear safety glasses and work gloves to protect yourself from harm while working on any project. Remove all hazards. Make sure that all electricity, water, and gas lines are are shut off at their main ... Read more

DIY Home Projects For Families

DIY (Do It Yourself) home projects can be small and finished in just a few hours or they can be large and take months or even years to complete. DIY projects are a great way to get the whole family involved in an planning and executing a project.  DIY home projects can teach children project planning, math skills, and working together as a team in a fun way. What is your DIY Skill level?   Basic considerations for any DIY project should include skill ... Read more

How To Use A Wood Chipper

How To Use A Wood Chipper If you know how to use a wood chipper, sprucing up your yard in the spring and fall is an easy DIY project.  Removing dead tree branches and pruning shrubbery can create tons of debris.  Using a wood chipper will make yard debris a snap. Types Of Wood Chippers To Use A Chipper/Shredder machine can handle smaller size branches from shrubbery and leaves and will pulverize the wood into small shreds that can also be used as mulch.  Renting ... Read more

How To Polish Floors Like A Pro

Do you know how to polish floors?  The easiest way to polish floors is with a good-quality floor polishing machine.  Floor polishing machines are electronically powered and simple to use.  The bottom of the polisher is round in shape and is made to rotate in a circular motion while it glides across your floor.  The polisher is guided by a handle that you can adjust for a comfortable height. How To Polish Floors Before you start polishing your floors, make sure that your floor ... Read more

How to Be Healthier & Wealthier Through DIY Vegetable Gardening

Approximately 43 million home vegetable gardens grace the landscape of the United States, and they increased a whopping 20% in just one year. In the Southeast, we enjoy gardening even more than the rest of the country, perhaps partly because of our comparatively milder climate. According to a National Gardening Association survey, people are flocking to gardening for a variety of reasons, but here are the most commonly cited: Eat better tasting food: 58 % Save money on food bills: 54% Eat better quality ... Read more

DIY Home Improvement Projects That Are Super Fast And Easy

DIY Home Improvement Projects That are Super Fast and Easy Spring is a great season for DIY home improvement projects. In particular, outdoor projects that will spruce up your home. The weather is getting warmer and it's enjoyable to work outside. In addition, the daylight hours are getting longer.  The longer days make is easy to complete your project in just one or two days.  Projects can be complete in a weekend. Here are 10 super fast DIY home improvement projects that are perfect for Spring:   1.  Clean and ... Read more

Cool Backyard Ideas

The backyard is one of the most social areas of the home. Whether you’re entertaining guests or enjoying summer fun with your family, it’s important that you yard be just as welcoming and relaxing as your home. These fourteen cool backyard ideas will give your space a unique, friendly ambiance without breaking your budget. Try out these exciting DIY backyard projects for fun features for the whole family. 1. Outdoor Chandelier Elegant and energy efficient; what more could you ask for? This rustic, repurposed ... Read more

How to Replace a Shower Head

Whether you’re changing a broken shower head or simply updating your bathroom with more efficient fixtures, replacing a shower head can be a relatively easy process for both seasoned and beginner DIYers. This quick how-to guide will help you install your new fixed-mount, fixed-mount and handheld, or handheld only shower head quickly and effectively. What you’ll need: A new shower head An adjustable wrench Plumber’s tape Preparation The first step of changing your shower head is preparing your work area. Place an old towel at the bottom ... Read more

Practical Guide on How to Thin Latex Paint 

Learning how to thin latex paint can help you save from so much trouble when it is time to start painting. Although this task may seem rather daunting at first, thinning paint includes certain techniques that will ensure you of excellent results that you expect. Read along and discover key facts about thinning latex paint, including additional tips you may want to know about this topic. Practical Paint Thinning Tips Latex is a type of water-based paint, which you can thin using water. ... Read more

Is It Necessary to Wash Walls Before Painting?

Some people who are planning to paint their home's interior wonder if it is better to wash walls before painting, or if they can start working right away. Primarily, this all depends on the type of paint and the surface that you will have to paint on. So, for further information on this topic, read along and gain practical tips and techniques that will help you obtain outstanding results. Determine if you need to wash the walls If you are using gloss or ... Read more

Guide on How to Tile on Concrete

Thinking of the proper way on how to tile on concrete? If you are planning to wrk on this project, then it is best to be aware of the right techniques beginning with the preparation process to the actual procedure on tiling concrete floor. So, read along to learn more about this task as you read along. Preparation The best thing about concrete floors is that once these are free of abrasions or cracks, it is easy for you to lay ceramic tiles ... Read more

Practical Guide on How to Use a Stump Grinder

After a tree is removed, a stump that sticks out of the ground may appear to be an eyesore in your property. This also gets in the way of your landscaping plans, so it is best to have this removed to keep the area clear and easy to maintain. Grinding is usually the best option as this is the fastest and most effective way to remove stumps. It is only a matter of knowing what it takes to rent this equipment ... Read more

Essential Guide to Using Dingo Equipment Properly and Safely

To reduce manual labor while enhancing productivity, the dingo equipment can be your practical solution. With this equipment, you can expect to get the job done quickly using the different attachments. What's more, you can work in tight areas efficiently without any heavy footprint along the way. Pre-Start Checks Before using the dingo equipment, be sure to apply certain techniques during the pre-start period. Various key components should be checked carefully and regularly prior to operating the equipment. For instance, the engine oil ... Read more

Knocking Down A Wall

Knocking down a wall in your home is often considered by homeowners as a DIY (Do-It-Yourself) project.  Before you grab a hammer and start knocking down a wall, there are several factors to consider.  Rushing into knocking down a wall in your home can result in increased costs and dangerous safety hazards. Structural Knowledge It is not easy to determine whether a wall is load bearing or not. Removing a wall in a one-story house is much different than in a two-story house, ... Read more

How To Build A Wood Fence

How To Build A Wood Fence According to poet, Robert Frost, "Good fences make good neighbors." Whether you want to build a wood fence for privacy or for decoration -- it is true that by doing a little planning and effort, your wooden fence will certainly be admired by those living near you. Fences can be the source of arguments between neighbors. Common disagreements include what kind of fence is being built, where it is being built, and how the fence will be ... Read more

Landscaping Around Patio – Ways to Beautify Your Outdoor Space

Thinking of a way to improve the appearance of your outdoor space? Then, you should consider applying simple yet effective techniques in landscaping around patio. After all, a beautiful landscape can instantly transform the appearance of your property while increasing its market value. What's more, having the right plan for landscaping and planting around your patio can minimize maintenance and increase the square footage of your property. So, check out this guide when it comes to landscaping around the patio and consider ... Read more

Simple Guide on How to Control Weeds in Flower Beds

Weeds can ruin the overall appearance of your garden, particularly your flower beds. So, what you need to do is to learn how to control weeds in flower beds to achieve a well-groomed and manicured garden that adds to your property's appeal. The tips below can help you maintain your garden's beauty while minimizing the amount of time you spend weeding regularly. 1. Dormant weeds are better left untouched. While weeds are generally pulled at the roots, it is advisable to just leave ... Read more

A Simple And Easy Guide on How To Install Baseboard

The finishing touch of any house comes from the minute details that complete the overall charm. Baseboards form an important part of this charm as it covers the joints between the floor and the walls. For people who like to work around the wood shop and need some baseboard replacement, installing them on your own can be the perfect DIY project for the weekend. Cutting out the old ones and installing the new ones may require some handyman skills and will ... Read more

Beginner Woodworking Projects made Fun and Easy

Anyone who wishes to start woodworking faces the daunting task of having to choose the type of wood, the correct tools and manage the expenses. Fortunately, woodworking has now become popular across the globe in many countries. This means that there are many more experts who are willing to guide you on your woodworking hobby to make the activities fun and safe. In addition to the basic information provided about tool kits and carving tips, many websites on the Internet now provide ... Read more

Guide on How to Use a Tiller to Level a Yard

When it comes to any gardening project, the secret to producing quality crops is having a fertile soil. Any types of garden require good and rich soil that will promote abundant growth for your fruits and vegetables. So, it is important that you prepare the soil by knowing how to use a tiller to level a yard properly. A tiller is a tool that you use when digging into the soil. It is a matter of choosing and using a top quality ... Read more

How To Build A Retaining Wall

WHAT IS A RETAINING WALL? A retaining wall is a structure that holds back soil or water. Retaining walls are built to reduce erosion or to correct an awkwardly sloped landscape retaining walls can be made of stone, concrete block, or wood timbers. Consideration should be given to the height, the type of soil behind the wall, and what will be on top of your retaining wall. Based on these considerations, the appropriate type of retaining wall can be constructed. GRAVITY RETAINING WALL The gravity ... Read more

How to Build A Raised Garden Bed

A raised garden bed provides a gardening method that allows you to grow a larger, more plentiful harvest with less cost, in less space, using less water and seeds, and less work than traditional gardens.  Raised garden bed gardening is a fun family project to teach children about how plants grow and eating delicious, healthy foods. WHY RAISED BED GARDENING WORKS Raised garden bed gardening is ideal for smaller spaces and poor soil conditions. The close plant spacing and use of quality soil will result in higher ... Read more

What You Should Know About Construction Tool Rental

When it comes to choosing the best construction tool rental company, it helps to determine the quality of products and services offered. After all, you are devoting your time and money for that company, so it is only right you get the best value for your investment. At Northside Tool Rental, you can expect to receive only the finest service that you need and deserve. In fact, we have been in the business since 1953, which makes us the right people for ... Read more

Patio Heater Troubleshooting Tips You Should Know

When the chilly months kick in, patio heaters can become one of the most essential items you can have to keep you warm this time of the year. So, it is best to know some patio heater troubleshooting techniques that will ensure you of this machine's excellent running condition. Read along and check out this guide on common patio heater issues and how to solve each. Check for Gas at the Burner Generally, patio heaters are simple machines with just a few components ... Read more

Tool Rental Company Comparison

We decided to take a look at how Northside Tool Rental service and pricing stacked up against the other tool rental companies. We think you’ll agree that Northside Tool Rental is the smarter choice the next time you need to use a tool and equipment rental service. Northside Tool Rental vs. Big Box Tool Rental Departments ✓ We take reservations - Big Box Tool Rental Departments does not. ✓ Our pricing and reservation system is online - theirs is not. ✓ We have an easy ... Read more

Pumpkin Carving Designs and Tips You Should Know

Halloween is just around the corner, and it's that time of the year once again to start thinking about amazing pumpkin carving designs to decorate your home. So, whether you are a newbie or a pro in carving pumpkins, these tips and design ideas can come in handy this season. Choosing the Right Pumpkin If you want to get that flawless and attractive design for your pumpkin, it's best to start by examining closely the shape, texture and quality of the pumpkin you ... Read more

How To Patch Holes in Drywall

Accidents happen... So, you were moving that beautiful new antique armoire into your house and you accidentally bumped the wall leaving a small hole. Don’t sweat it, patching the hole in your drywall is much easier than moving that heavy armoire! Here’s what you need to patch your drywall: Materials Piece of drywall larger than the hole in the wall Pencil 1 x 3 wood strapping or salvaged wood to use for backing Construction adhesive Joint compound Small piece of screen 2 inches larger than the patch piece Fine Silicone-Carbide sandpaper Tools Utility knife or Drywall ... Read more

How To Caulk Your Bathtub or Shower in 8 Simple Steps

Yuck!  Are you are frustrated because your bathtub or shower looks dirty and you just cleaned it?  Take these 8 simple steps to apply new caulk and improve the look of your bathtub or shower. Caulking is an easy Do-It-Yourself (DIY) project that will freshen the look of your tub or shower. Old caulk can crack and cause water to leak behind tile causing water damage to your wall. A further problem with cracks in old caulk is mildew growing around your bathtub or ... Read more

Westview Bungalow Uses Northside Tool Rental For Patio Project

Look What We Dug UP! Blogs are a great way to discover design ideas, learn about a DIY project;  or even meet your neighbors and customers!  We were "digging" around the internet and found the local blog, Westview Bungalow. The blog features first-time homeowners that write about their lives and DIY projects. According to the blog owners; Originally the blog was only focused on the renovation of the house, but as time has passed it has morphed to also include a lot on gardening, cooking, ... Read more

Primary Considerations When Renting A Chipper or Chipper/Shredder

Are you getting ready to clean up your yard? A chipper or chipper/shredder will help speed up the task and in return, give you free mulch or compost. Renting the wrong equipment for the job can cause equipment failure.  The following considerations will help you decide if you need to rent a chipper or a chipper/shredder. Primary considerations when renting 6" & 12" limb chippers: Minimum branch diameter for the chipper is 1".   Maximum is 6" or 12". If you put smaller items, leaves, ... Read more

How to Aerate Your Lawn

Why Aerate Your Lawn? Having a lawn that needs aerating is like an elevator chock-full of people with a blocked air vent. It’s a tight fit and oppressive. That’s how the grass on your lawn feels -- constricted with no room to grow; starving for air, water, and nutrients. Aerating your soil gives your grass room to germinate and grow, as well as permits air and water to penetrate deep into the soil, giving your lawn a lush, green appearance. The purpose for ... Read more

Should You Paint Walls or Trim First? Essential Painting Tips You Should Know

When it comes to painting, you are probably wondering whether you should paint walls or trim first. Ideally, you should start by covering larger areas first such as the ceiling and walls, then you can proceed to painting the trim. For some people, painting the walls first is easier to do, while there are those who begin with the door or window trim before the walls. These techniques come with different advantages, so it is important to understand the pros and ... Read more

Atlanta Construction Jobs

From 2010 through 2020, the demand for workers in construction jobs in Atlanta is predicted to increase by 5.04 percent, growing at a rate of roughly 2.49 percent every year. This means that over 1,100 new jobs will be created in the city in construction-related fields. Whether you're considering a career change or are getting ready to graduate from high school, a career in construction could provide you with steady income and room for advancement in the future. Read on to ... Read more

How to Become a General Contractor in Georgia

Throughout Georgia, there is a growing demand for general contractors. If you have experience in the construction industry and would like to translate your talents and interests into a lucrative career, becoming a general contractor could be for you, but if you want to become a contractor in Georgia, you'll need to first obtain a license. Georgia is one of the many states that requires contractors to hold a license in order to perform work. Licenses are issued by the Georgia Board ... Read more

How to Refinish Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors have timeless appeal and truly enhance the beauty of any room in a home, but over the years, hardwood flooring can begin to look dingy and scratched. Even the finest of hardwood flooring surfaces is not immune to wear and tear, as heavy foot traffic and the weight of furniture gradually take their toll on floors. Fortunately, you don't have to invest in entirely new flooring to improve the appearance of your home. You can refinish your hardwood floors ... Read more

Simple Steps: How To Use An Extension Ladder

Some jobs that you do outside the house aren't always on ground level. Further, you might require a ladder that allows you to reach a higher level or higher floors if you are working on a commercial job. For this reason, learning how to use an extension ladder, and properly setting it up to avoid injuries when completing different tasks. These are a few simple steps to help you properly set up the extension ladder, in order to be able to ... Read more

Construction Equipment Rental Tips You Need to Know

Renting a construction equipment offers a much cheaper way for you to get things done without splurging on an expensive tool or machine. However, there are basic construction equipment rental tips that you should know to avoid any problems in renting. You need to keep in mind that your time, money, and quality results of the construction is at hand when you rent a piece of equipment. So, check out this guide on renting construction equipment the quick and easy way. Benefits ... Read more

Tips and Steps on How to Cut Down a Tree

While trees can add to the overall appeal and beauty of any landscape, there may be times when you will have to cut them down for a number of reasons. It may already be blocking a path for pedestrians and vehicles, or the tree may pose hazards to homes because of its enormous size. No matter what your reasons are for cutting a tree, be sure to apply the right techniques on how to cut down a tree to avoid injuries ... Read more

DIY Guide on How to Balance a Ceiling Fan

Having a wobbly and unbalanced ceiling fan at home can make you feel terrified about the possibility of it falling on you. Moreover, this issue can cause serious damages to the bushings and bearing of the fan's motor, and it is likely for you to keep hearing an annoying loud noise each time the fan is switched on. Thus, it is important that you make sure the fan is properly installed on the ceiling to prevent these issues and keep you ... Read more

Simple Techniques on How To Frame A Door

If you are all set for a home improvement project such as framing your door, then you may find yourself wondering how to begin this task. Initially, you may think that it is somewhat complicated to start with this project, but you can achieve excellent results by having necessary tools ready and applying the right techniques on how to frame a door. Getting Started When building another partition wall in your home, which comes with an interior door, you will have to make ... Read more

Practical Guide on How To Prune Peach Trees

Pruning fruit trees such as peach trees must be done annually, as this technique facilitates proper air movement and penetration of sunlight, which can enhance the color and quality of the fruit. When peach twigs receive too much shading, this can eventually cause the twig to die during one of the growing seasons. Soon, there will be no more twigs left in the lower part of the peach tree that can bear fruits. The Basics in Pruning Peach Trees There are basic steps ... Read more

9 Great Garden Pathway Ideas

There is nothing like a walk through the garden to help you relax and unwind after a busy day, and it's those winding garden pathways that allow you to travel through your outdoor landscaping without disturbing your flowerbeds and shrubberies. Garden pathways don't just serve a functional purpose in your backyard; they also add to the overall look of the garden, making it important that you take the time to plan the perfect path to complement your garden design. You don't have to ... Read more

How to Kill Weeds in Your Lawn

Your lawn is one of the first things that people notice about your home. The way your lawn looks helps to create a first impression, so you always want it to look its best. Unfortunately, even the most meticulously cared for lawns can develop unsightly weeds that detract from the appearance of the yard, but you can deal with them to get your yard looking picture perfect again. If you're wondering how to kill weeds in your lawn, read on to discover ... Read more

How To Maintain A Deck

Wood decks will get dingy over time, and if not properly maintained, the color is going to fade, resulting in a finish that doesn't look great. The simple solution is to learn how to maintain a deck, in order to ensure it not only looks great as the years pass, but also to ensure your money doesn't go down the drain, because you will constantly have to be replacing wood planks and boards. With the right tools, and supplies, not only is ... Read more

How To Operate A Chainsaw

A chainsaw is a powerful tool, and in the wrong hands can cause major damage, and potentially debilitating injuries to others who are around you when using it. For this reason, not only do you have to know how to operate a chainsaw, but also how to operate it safely, in the different situations that you are going to be using it in. Since there are many ways, places, and jobs you are going to use a chainsaw and other tools for, ... Read more

How To Make A Flower Bed

Though starting a flower bed from scratch will require some planning and forethought, the process can be fun and exciting. Just the thought of seeing a bloom of beautiful flowers that you propagated into a lovely flower bed is worth all the effort. There are many types of flowers available and you can plant your flower bed any way you like, large or small, raised or flat, curved, square, or straight, whatever you desire! Keep in mind, you can change your flower ... Read more

How to Use a Tiller

A tiller can be a great tool if you ever need to break up soil for a new lawn or garden. Once you understand how they work and how to maintain them, using a tiller can be a very easy process. If you have never used a tiller or are just looking for a refresher course in how to use one, then listen up. We are going to cover in detail, how to use a tiller, but first we have to ... Read more

Essential Guide on How to Cut Hedges Properly

Hedges add beauty to your garden, but you will have to trim them regularly to maintain their great appearance. With the use of essential supplies and special trimming techniques, you can keep your hedges neat and in perfect order. Read along and discover the proper ways on how to cut hedges. Get the Right Supplies Regardless of the height of your hedges, it is important to use certain tools that are necessary for this project. Among the different supplies that you should prepare ... Read more

Top Reasons Why Your Lawn Mower Won’t Start (and Solutions for Each Problem)

The weather's just right to start cutting the grass, but there's just one bit of a problem – your lawn mower won't start! When this happens, what are you supposed to do? Before you begin panicking and think about buying a brand new lawn mower, you might want to check out these possible causes of the problem. Who knows, you might get your lawn mower working like brand new again by applying these tips to solving potential issues. Inspect the Spark Plug If ... Read more

Simple Guide to Proper Lawn Edging Technique

After mowing the lawn for hours, you probably find yourself staring at unsightly edges that ruin the entire look of your garden. Don't let this less-than-perfect image bring down your dream of having a magazine-quality lawn. By applying proper lawn edging technique, you can give people more reasons to admire every single section of your yard. Getting Started on Lawn Edging Lawn edging can turn any yard from drab to fab. With this simple technique, you can achieve a manicured appearance to your ... Read more

The Right Tools & Steps – How To Pressure Wash A Driveway

For home owners, learning how to pressure wash a driveway is one of the many things you will have to do to maintain the look of the driveway, as well as the structural quality. Over time, your car, gravel, and other debris are going to tear away at the driveway. By properly washing it with the right tools, you are not only going to find it will look better and remain clean, but it will also last longer, so you do ... Read more

How Much To Rent A Bobcat?

Northside Tool Rental is a Tool and Equipment Rental company based in Metro Atlanta, GA. Below we are going to highlight the costs that you can expect when renting a Bobcat (also known by its common name 'Skid Steer Loader'). We want to better help our customers understand the costs associated with this equipment as well as help other people that are looking for more information on the cost of renting a Bobcat. If you would like to rent a Bobcat ... Read more

How To Pressure Wash Your House

Until homeowners get some experience with a pressure washing machine, they often think that these machines are some kind of a magic wand. To them, all that one needs to do is take the machine, wave it over the house, truck, car, tractor, or boat and it magically becomes clean. As usual though, it is not always as easy as it appears. A lot more is needed with regard to how to pressure wash your house. But there can be no denying ... Read more

Bermuda Lawn Care

Bermuda grass is one of the best choices for your lawn, in sunny, warm climate regions. But, what about the times of year when the sun is not out, or the temperature dips lower than normal; or, what if you have this grass installed in regions it isn't typically laid down in? With the right equipment, and with the right maintenance care tips, you will find that Bermuda lawn care and maintenance is not as difficult as you may expect it ... Read more

How To Grade A Yard

Learning how to grade a yard with a Bobcat, is not as difficult as one might think. In fact, learning how to operate one of these machines is quite simple, and within a day, you should be able to learn the basics of grading your yard and lawn. Site preparation Most local city municipalities will require you put up a silk fencing barrier, when using a Bobcat to grade your yard. This not only provides a safety measure for those who are working ... Read more

How To Build A Chain Link Fence

If you are looking for simple tips and steps on how to build a chain link fence, the process is not that complex. With the right tools, and with the right guide in place, you will find that the process is something that anyone can do, even if you are new to DIY projects. It is important to have the right tools, in order to ensure the job is done right, and to ensure it is a sturdy, well built fence. With ... Read more

How To Build A Backyard Firepit

Sitting and spending time around a fire is considered to be the oldest form of entertainment. There’s nothing better than ending a busy day, sitting around a fire, enjoying the company of your friends and family. This makes having a firepit in your backyard absolutely essential. Many people are of the assumption that constructing a firepit is quite and daunting task and may require professional help. This couldn’t be further from the truth. With the right set of tools and a little hard ... Read more

How To Grow Dark Leafy Greens

According to expert gardeners and other professionals in the industry, leaves are the most edible parts of leafy green vegetables. In fact, leaves of some dark leafy green vegetables are even eaten fresh as salads. Some of the most common leafy green vegetables include spinach, Swiss chard, Kale, Collards, Lettuce and Turnip Greens. However, there are also some other leafy green vegetables which have become extremely popular. These include Arugula, Mustard Greens, Dandelion, Cres, Asian vegetables and Mache. In recent years, dark ... Read more

The best lawn tools for your outdoor projects

Of course depending on the projects you have in store for your garden, the best lawn tools are going to vary for each home owner. But, there are a few tools that can make your life much easier, and allow you to complete gardening tasks in a fraction of the time, when you put them to use. These are a few of the tools to use, to not only help you complete your Spring projects in a timely manner, but also ... Read more

Garden Projects for Spring

Now that its Spring, there are many home owners who can't wait to get back outside, and start on their gardening again. In fact, there are several great garden projects for Spring, that you can begin working on right away. Whether you have a favorite floral arrangement, want to try gardening a few new plants this year, or want to try out any other project, the time to get the projects underway is now. Clear out the ditches Before you can start planting ... Read more

How to clean garden tools properly

Properly cleaning your garden tools will not only help elongate their usable life, but will also avoid rust, damage, and lack of usability over time. Knowing how to clean garden tools properly will allow you to use the tools for their intended purposes, and will also allow you to keep the tools for several years to come. Proper care preserves your tools, and helps you avoid wasting money on new tools ever couple of years, due to rust, or other types ... Read more

6 Important Spring Lawn Care Tips

Spring is here, so thinking about your lawn is not such a distant future thought. The truth is that spring is the time of the year when the steady hum of lawnmowers fill the air all across the United States. Most American homeowners are extremely proud about their yards, spending over $6.4 billion each year on lawn care products and services (according to the Lawn Institute). A healthy summer lawn will always start with spring maintenance. The reality is that winter can ... Read more

Aerating Your Lawn – The Right Time to Do It

Aeration of a lawn involves perforating the soil, and making small holes to allow water, nutrients and air to penetrate the grass roots. Due to this, roots get stronger and grow deeper into the ground. This strengthens the overall strength of your lawn. The primary reason for aerating a lawn is to eliminate soil compaction. Search All Atlanta Lawn Aerator Rentals Compact soil can have a lot of solid particles in a certain space or volume, which prevents better circulation of water, nutrients ... Read more

Tips for Lawn Maintenance Atlanta

A lush green lawn that is inviting to the eyes creates a positive mood in any environment. It has the power to transform space and create a remarkable ambiance. This is a sure way to landscape your backyard or front yard. However, beautiful lawns do not come automatically; you must lay out certain maintenance guidelines; and follow through to achieve this vital goal. Some people will opt to hire lawn maintenance experts while others will choose to do it themselves. Employing ... Read more

DIY Lawn Care Tips

Caring for your lawn has become a necessity in the visually-appealing world we live in. Having a clean and nice-looking lawn is a mark of pride for most homeowners today. A beautiful, natural-looking lawn is certainly an integral part of a modern home. When you consider your landscaping options, you might wonder if whether you should hire a professional lawn care or simply try your own luck and do it by yourself. If you choose the latter option, the good news is ... Read more

Great Landscaping Ideas in Atlanta to try

Atlanta landscaping takes extra effort and a person with an eye for natural and beautiful environment. However, if you are new in landscaping, the variety of choices available can be overwhelming, but you can be guided by some of the principles you applied in your interior set up when undertaking your landscaping project. View All of our Lawn and Garden Equipment It is obvious that one of the main ingredients of having a wonderful Atlanta home is having a perfectly landscaped yard and ... Read more

Landscaping Products Atlanta

The world of landscaping has a vast range of tools to an extent that you can fill an entire garage with different types of hoes alone. While there are a few must-have tools, it is crucial to note that different types of lawns have different, maintenance requirements. A lot of work, time and tools go into effective management and maintenance of various landscapes. Sometimes it is irrational to purchase all these tools while you could actually rent some of the heavy ... Read more

What You Should Know About Renting a Forklift Truck

Whether you need to rearrange your warehouse, or you simply have some serious stocking to do, you may be considering forklift rentals. Atlanta businesses can benefit from renting a forklift in several ways, although there are a few things you should know before you rent one. Search our forklifts now Why should you rent a forklift? Forklift rentals in Atlanta can save you money and give you the flexibility you need to get things done, without having to invest in buying a large piece ... Read more

Lawn and Garden Equipment: Atlanta’s Favorite Outdoor Tool Rentals

Taking care of your lawn and garden can be a source of pride and satisfaction. Atlanta is the home of many beautiful lawns and lush, bountiful gardens. What do you use to keep your outdoor living spaces looking great? While you can maintain your lawn or garden with everyday implements, sometimes you need a special tool or piece of equipment for a big project, or a certain type of maintenance that isn’t required very often. That’s why Northside Tool Rental makes it ... Read more

Tools And Heavy Construction Equipment Rental Atlanta

Heavy construction equipment is expensive, therefore if you don't need to use it frequently, it is probably more cost effective for you to rent what you need instead of buying. Besides, owning such heavy machinery and tools comes with additional expenses for storage and maintenance when not in use, so it's truly a bad idea to spend that much money only to use the equipment just once in a blue moon. To give you only one example, who would buy an ... Read more

Affordable Construction Equipment Rental Rates Atlanta

Many contractors find it more cost effective and less stressful to rent heavy equipment and specialized tools on a project basis instead of buying them. This decision makes sense, if we think such equipment costs money even when it is not in use, because it needs to be stored and maintained, so you can use it again whenever a new project calls for it. If you know where to look, construction equipment rental rates Atlanta are convenient for many business owners, ... Read more
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